Arkansas contains three schools that offer diagnostic medical sonography programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking diagnostic medical sonography school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 diagnostic medical sonography schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($9,497/yr), with University of Arkansas at Monticello as the lowest recorded at only $8,192/yr.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Arkansas schools who go on to become diagnostic medical sonographers, sonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640.
Also, within the diagnostic medical sonography schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from diagnostic medical sonography, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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